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Statutory Instrument 1992 No. 1677 (S.164)

The Sheriff (Removal from Office) Order 1992

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1992 No. 1677 (S.164)

SHERIFF COURT, SCOTLAND

The Sheriff (Removal from Office) Order 1992

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Made13th July 1992
Laid before Parliament14th July 1992
Coming into operation in accordance with Article 1

    The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 12(2) and (3) of the Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1971[1] and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, and after considering a report made to him by the Lord President of the Court of Session and the Lord Justice Clerk under section 12(1) of that Act to the effect that Sheriff Ewen Stewart is unfit for the office of sheriff by reason of inability, hereby makes the following Order:
        1.    This Order may be cited as the Sheriff (Removal from Office) Order 1992 and shall come into operation on the day following the expiry, in relation to this Order, of the period of forty days mentioned in section 5(1) of the Statutory Instruments Act 1946[2].
        2.    Sheriff Ewen Stewart, at present a sheriff for the Sheriffdom of Grampian, Highland and Islands, is hereby removed from the office of sheriff.



Ian Lang

One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State
St Andrew's House, Edinburgh

13th July 1992






EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)
    This Order provides for the removal of Sheriff Ewen Stewart, at present a sheriff for the Sheriffdom of Grampian, Highland and Islands, from the office of sheriff. This follows an investigation and a report made to the Secretary of State by the Lord President of the Court of Session and the Lord Justice Clerk under section 12(1) of the Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1971 to the effect that the sheriff is unfit for such office by reason of inability.



ISBN 0 11 024677 2




Notes:

[1] 1971 c. 58.

[2] 1946 c. 36.

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